Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Environmental Science, B.S.

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
CHEM 161 (DP: Physical Science) 3
CHEM 161L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
ENSC 100 (DB: Biological Science) or GEOG 101 3
Credits 14

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
BIOL 171 or BIOL 172 3
GL: Language Arts 3
MATH 242 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
DS: Social Science I 3
Credits 17

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENG 225 WI or ENG 287 WI 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
DS: Social Science II 3
BIOL 281 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
Quantitative Methods 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
GEOG 201 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Human Environment Upper 3
Concentration Upper Elective or Elective See note 1 3
GE HPP 3
DB: Biological Science or Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
Concentration Upper Elective 3
Concentration Upper Elective 3
Advanced Environment Techniques Upper 3
Human Environment Upper (Rec: GEOG 326 ) 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
WI Upper Elective 3
Advanced Environment Techniques 3
GE GCC 3
Concentration Upper Elective or Elective See note 1 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
ENSC 495 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Students should take one Concentration Upper Elective in either the Fall of Year 3 or the Fall of Year 4. Course offerings differ by semester.
  2. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  3. At least 29 credits must be earned in courses at the 300- and 400- level.